Emperor Nero: 5 Fascinating Facts on the Roman Ruler

The Emperor Nero is infamous for the tyranny and brutality of his reign over the Roman Empire. However, the historical sources reveal that there might be more to this complex ruler than cruelty and violence.

Mar 3, 2020By Laura Hayward, MA Classics, PGCE Classics, BA Latin with Greek
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By Laura HaywardMA Classics, PGCE Classics, BA Latin with GreekLaura Hayward is a contributing writer and researcher from London, UK. She is a specialist in the field of Classics, in which she has either studied or worked for over twenty years. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in Classics from University College London. She has also worked as a teacher of Classics in a leading independent school in London. Her particular areas of interest are Latin language and literature as well as Roman art and epigraphy.